USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 1978-029-FA

Other ID: 66

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Key Largo, Florida Keys, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): James S. Booth

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s):

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Determine the bearing capacity of calcarenites in various environments and under differing energy regimes; measure current velocities for analysis of sediment scour susceptibility.


Start Date: 1978-09-18

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 1978-09-25

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Equipment Used: In-situ Cone Penetrometer

Information to be Derived: Grain size analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples: 21.

Staff: James S. Booth, Ronald C. Circe, Richard Farrow

Affiliate Staff:
Quenton Dokken

Notes: Original Center People field contained: USGS-Corpus Christi: Jim Booth - Ch. Sci., Ronald C. Circe, Quenton Dokken, Richard Farrow, Jack Kindinger.

Location Map:


photo of Sea Angel
Sea Angel


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
In-situ Cone Penetrometer ---